Stories tagged with: House Fire

November 29, 2013 - 6:42am
1 year 13 weeks ago

 The Falls Township Fire Department is investigating an early morning fire that left an area family homeless.  It happened just after 1 a.m. at 5150 Tiffany Drive to the home of Keith and Kim LaCrone..  Captain Joe Hunt says the Zanesville and Dresden Fire Departments responded when first reports indicated there were victims trapped inside.  Hunt says when crews arrived on the scene the home was fully involved in flames.  Fire fighters quickly determined there were...

August 18, 2013 - 3:54pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

A fire engulfed a home late Saturday night completely destroying the structure.

New Concord Fire Department was first on the scene and say that they received a call from a witness who noticed smoke coming from the home on the 10000 Block of Coshocton Road. They arrived at approximately 9:30 p.m. and firefighters say no one was injured and that  the family was on vacation in Virginia Beach at the time of the blaze.

"Got home at 1:30 a.m. this morning there...

June 27, 2013 - 4:57pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

The South Zanesville Fire Department responded to a house fire at 2058 Chewelah Ave. in the area of Dearborn Street around 2:15 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The two occupants of the house were inside when the fire started.

"I was in the kitchen doing dishes. My husband's in the living room sleeping and I head something 'pop.' I thought something might have fell and broke. And I went around the house to see if I can find what's going on and I couldn't find nothing and all of a sudden...

June 20, 2013 - 2:38pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

The Wayne Township/Duncan Falls, Harrison Township and South Zanesville Fire Departments were called to the scene of the blaze and the home was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived.

"Our initial roll in being a fully involved, it was, being limited on our water supply coming in that's the reason we called the other departments to establish a water command and get everything rolling because we're only carrying 1,000 gallons of water on an initial roll in," said Captain...

May 4, 2013 - 9:01am
1 year 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department responded to call about a house fire at 1:14 a.m. this morning at 1205 Greenwood Ave.

According to the Zanesville Fire Department,  the fire started after an occupant in the house was fueling a generator inside his home. There were two occupants in the house at the time of the fire. One person was MedFlighted to a hospital in Columbus to be treated for burns and smoke inhalation. No names are being released at this time...

March 18, 2013 - 3:22pm
1 year 50 weeks ago

Fire crews from several departments are responding to a house fire in Corning.

The fire broke out around 4:00 p.m. Monday at  10355 Portie-Flamingo Road.

Crews from Corning, New Lexington , Shawnee and New Straitsville are on the scene.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

March 15, 2013 - 5:52pm
1 year 50 weeks ago

The Dresden Fire Department responded to a call from a neighbor around 4:30 p.m. Friday evening about a fire on 2nd Avenue in Trinway. When crews arrived, smoke was coming from the home. Fire crews had the blaze under control around 5:30 p.m. There were no injuries and no one was at home when the fire started.

"We got dispatched for a possible structure fire. In route up here we could see the smoke, and when we pulled on scene we had a working structure fire," said Cpt....

March 2, 2013 - 7:09am
2 years 1 day ago

Authorities are investigating an early Saturday morning fire.  It happened at 1138 Middleton Road.  The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says it was called to the home of Scott Caplinger to assist with the blaze.  Red Cross officials say the Caplinger Family is being helped with food, clothing and temporary shelter.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

February 22, 2013 - 8:06am
2 years 1 week ago

A Gaysport home was destroyed early Friday morning after a fire.  Wayne Township Fire Chief Don Alexander says it happened around 3 a.m. at an abandoned home at 8765 East Street.  Chief Alexander says neighbors heard a loud pop and the home became fully engulfed in flames.  The older two-story home, which has been empty for a couple of months, is owned by Brant Bliss.  Chief Alexander says he has not yet determined the cause of the fire.  No injuries were reported....

February 1, 2013 - 11:16am
2 years 4 weeks ago

A fire leaves a home shared by a couple for over 40 years nothing but chared memories.

Eugene and Lois Folden are in their 80's and last night their daughter Melissa said she filled the wood burner in their home at 5580 Foxfire Drive and returned to her home next door. 15 minutes later her mother called to say the house was filled with smoke.

"About 15 minutes later the flames had shot up through the kitchen floor in the chimney wood burner area," explained Melissa...

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